4 Apr
Ultra-luxury footwear made in Italy with Velcro-closing

The British Alexander McQueen design-house manages to maintain the McQ aesthetic, while dropping a new style with this fresh take on the high-top sneaker. The two-tone sneaker top is an eye-popping but neutral mix of khaki-green and beige letter print with a quilted, cushion-y, Velcro fold-over closure. With a leather interior and rubber sole, the final touch […]


18 Mar
Ultra-luxury outerwear available exclusively at SSENSE

Look at the jacket above. Now, look at it again. Would you rather own that, or a 2 bedroom house in Sandusky, Ohio? If you say the jacket, then you’re in luck: at a bargain basement price of only $70,000, Calvin Klein will make-to-order this somewhat traditional navy biker jacket. Of course, it’s also made […]


18 Feb
Montreal boutique taps Portugal-via-London producer/singer

Some really nice aural textures to get the workday going, doesn’t matter what you’re doing to pay the bills. The Montreal boutique SSENSE taps Purple for the latest mixtape in their ongoing series, one that also includes such artists as Midnight Juggernauts, Supreme Cuts, The-Drum and more. As SSENSE describes of the Portugal-via-London producer/singer: “We […]


10 Sep
Italian made textured & worn 100% leather shoes

No need to waste time breaking in your shoes when you can have Alexander McQueen just do it for you. The label’s treated shoes have a casual worn-out patina, but can still make the rounds when you’re trying to make those dollars, not spend them. The 100% leather shoes are made in Italy, and feature […]


16 Jul
$900 ultra-luxury python & patent leather kicks from YSL

Yves Saint Laurent’s Raspberry Python Malibu high-top sneakers are 80% python and 20% patent leather with a python body and patent leather spats and trim. This combo makes for a sleek shine that might not make the cut for your go-to daily sneaker but would look good with a tux or suit — provided it’s […]


27 Feb
Luxury mid-top sneakers for Spring/Summer 2012 collection

Lanvin adds a new sneaker style to its growing Spring/Summer collection with this Black Ridge Tennis Sneaker. The French luxury house’s latest mid-top features a ridge detail on the leather upper that makes the shoe stand out from previous sneakers such as their Leather & Nylon, Lizard Leather, Anthracite and Taupe Sneakers. Highlighted by a contrasting […]


7 Feb
Yoshi Yamamoto's latest fashion-forward luxury footwear

Yoshi Yamamoto’s fashion forward Y-3?s introduces a new silhouette for Spring/Summer 2012 collection, the Black Savage. The high-tech mid-top sneakers feature leather, textile and rubber paneling throughout in black, white, blue and red, thick blue lace-up closure with textured leather casing at shoe face and a white rubber cap toe. Copious branding can be found […]


5 Oct
Belgian black, sleek minimalism in high-top form

Kris Van Assche’s latest high-top is made of an clean soft black leather upper with white rubber soles — the Jodhpur silhouette echoing the same themes of black, sleek minimalism found on his couture garments. The 100% leather sneakers feature a velcro wraparound closure with the Belgian’s logo embossed, and can be found at SSENSE for $470.